Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

If you're building a space station and happen to let go of a $250,000 tool that you'd forgotten to tie down, somebody's going to need to take a spacewalk to retrieve it. If you're lucky, you can give that dangerous task to "Arnie"--the robot. Running time 02:39 minutes

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Category: DESIGN

Specializing in saltwater aquariums, Nic Tiemens and Joe Pineda love the challenge of recreating a slice of the ocean indoors. Day in and day out, they use volume calculations, temperature, measurement and science to create these beautiful habitats.

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Category: ART & MUSIC

Go inside the workshop of Alembic, one of the most influential bass and guitar makers in the business, to see how they rely on precision numbers to craft guitars with the best quality sound and customized fit for each musician.

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Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Tiny glass filaments carry so much information that all the books ever written could be transmitted over a single fiber optic cable in a few seconds. This technology is at the heart of 21st century communications systems.

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Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

It takes a sophisticated network of hundreds of communication satellites orbiting the earth to connect the dots of the global economy. It’s a field that relies on everything from variables to patterns and measurement to space science. Running time 02:43 minutes

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Category: ART & MUSIC

Elizabeth Cohen tests sound systems for concert halls and theaters.

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Category: DESIGN, TRANSPORTATION

Your students like to ride in them, plan drive and hope to own one. Could they also have a job designing cars? Inspire them by taking them inside Ford Motor Company to see how designers and engineers use math to steer the direction of their concept cars.

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Category: ART & MUSIC

Professional dancers, and the health professionals that keep them on their toes, use principles of geometry and engineering to achieve their goals. Find out how this art form is going high tech!

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Category: SPACE SCIENCE

Building a space launch vehicle is a complex engineering task. Over a million parts must come together and work perfectly under extremely severe conditions. How do you go about building something like this? Examine NASAs Ares Projects.

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Category: SPORTS

It's pretty common for skateboards to break. So Tim Piumarta makes skateboards that "last a ridiculously long time." He has to understand force and kinetic energy to measurement and algebra in order to make them extremely strong and long-lasting.

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Category: SPORTS

It's pretty common for skateboards to break. So Tim Piumarta makes skateboards that "last a ridiculously long time." He has to understand force and kinetic energy to measurement and algebra in order to make them extremely strong and long-lasting. Updated version

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Category: ART & MUSIC

Understanding fractions is an essential skill for playing drums.

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Category: SPORTS

Lighter. Stronger. Faster. That's the goal of Niko Henderson, an engineer for Easton Sports. He uses science, mathematics, engineering and innovative testing to help produce some of the fastest bikes on the road.

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Category: SPORTS

Determining who is the best athlete on the field is hardly a matter of opinion. Sports reporters stay ahead of the competition by arriving early and keeping a close watch on statistics.

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Category: ARCHITECTURE

Building a 72-story skyscraper like Trump Tower in New York City is no easy feat. That’s where structural engineers like Ysrael Seinuk come in. This movie explains how shapes are at the foundation of structural engineering.

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Category: AGRICULTURE

Good farmland is in limited supply. Hydroponics is an additional way of meeting the needs of an expanding population. Show your students a hydroponic "lettuce factory" that produces over 50,000 heads of lettuce every week.

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Category: EARTH SCIENCE

A marine biologist studies the jellyfish-like animals living at 3,000 feet below the surface, where it is cold, dark and quiet. Featured: George Matsumoto, marine biologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, SPACE SCIENCE

The idea of solar power from space touches on science, technology, engineering, the environment, math, energy and more. Pose this concept to students to stimulate critical thinking about these issues & get them involved in the conversation.

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Category: SPACE SCIENCE

Evidence suggests there may be deposits of ice within craters at the poles of the moon. If this proves to be the case, Planetary Scientist Dr. Paul Spudis says it could possibly be “the most valuable piece of real estate in the solar system.” Find out why

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Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The heart-pumping exhilaration keeps us coming back time and time again, but it’s the laws of the physics and a great deal of math that keep these thrill rides soaring through the air day after day.

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Category: SPACE SCIENCE

With solar flares 200,000 miles across releasing the equivalent of all the energy ever produced on the Earth at one time, space weather forecasters will become an important feature on the future news. Featured: Joe Hirmann & Joann Joselyn.

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Category: AGRICULTURE

There are over 2.1 million farms in the U.S., totaling over 900 million acres. And those millions of harvests producing food; they’re also producing data--a lot of data! That’s where statisticians like Sarah Hoffman and Jackie Brown of the USDA come in.

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Category: AGRICULTURE

There are more than 350 different commodities grown in California. In a state that provides approximately 15 percent of U.S. agricultural products, statistics are an important tool for agricultural economists to keep up with supply and demand.

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Category: ANIMALS

A successful professional in any career must be an expert observer, and in no field is this truer than health care. It is especially important to veterinarian Dr. Dina Andrews, whose patients can’t talk.

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Category: AGRICULTURE

From planting the seeds to harvesting, and everything in between, Bryce Lundberg takes students through the process of growing one of our most important staples: rice. He depends on his algebra skills in what he does.

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Category: SPACE SCIENCE

Is there life on planets in other star systems? It's a very old question. But finding the answer may get simpler with a new invention by astrophysicist, professor and inventor Webster Cash.

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Category: SPACE SCIENCE

Currently the worldwide collection of Mars rocks totals exactly 37. They've come to us over the eons as meteorites. Molly McCanta’s job is to better understand the geological history of the red planet with only 37 samples to work from.

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